October 22nd, 2007
02:00 PM ET
7 years ago

Bush wants another $42 billion for wars

President Bush said Monday he is requesting billions more for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Bush administration on Monday requested an additional $42.3 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, bringing the 2008 request for total war funding to $189.3 billion.

The administration made the initial supplement request, which lawmakers have yet to approve, in February.

Bush urged Congress to act on both requests during a statement from the Roosevelt Room at the White House.

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  1. christian, selden, ny

    we need a new president to make a change from the top down. bush is aweful and will be looked at throughout time as the worst president in US history.

    October 24, 2007 01:04 pm at 1:04 pm |
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